In this article we show how similar principles can be used to move a polystyrene ball in a circular path.
Matter can be described and explained in a number of ways, using models of increasing complexity depending on the intended audience.
An account of workshops presented to schools by research students which can enhance experiences in practical biology.
The rapidly growing field of epigenetics has transformed biological theory and yet many of us are unaware of its significance; should epigenetics b
Integrating Conrad Hal Waddington's ideas into the curriculum: methods and benefits.
Neil R. Ingram
Nowgen, a centre of excellence in public engagement, education and professional training in biomedicine, has worked over the past three years on it
The notorious ease with which headphone flex becomes knotted provides the basis for classroom projects showing how cutting-edge mathematics and exp
Robert A. J. Matthews
A simple string model to demonstrate the importance of DNA gyrase in alleviating the strain due to supercoiling of DNA during replication in prokar
The genetic diversity contained in a population can be used to engage the audience in an understanding of human genotypes and phenotypes.
Three fascinating science notes: DNA replication; a novel approach to teaching the periodic table; a convergent series of resistors.
In the Bohr theory of the atom, electrons are pictured as particles moving in fixed paths, or orbits, around the nucleus rather like planets revo